Presents Exclusive Conference Video from the American Bar Association Section of International Law Spring Meeting 2012

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Event video includes engaging sessions on international law and policy, and a special dialouge with actor and United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas, the leading online destination for video from the world’s best conferences and events, presents the exclusive conference video from the Spring 2012 Meeting of the American Bar Association Section of International Law. One of the world’s most important gatherings of international lawyers, this year’s meeting presented cutting edge programming on pressing issues and debates in international law today. Topics included the global financial crisis, sex and labor trafficking, nuclear proliferation, immigration, and more. This year’s meeting also featured a special Showcase Event with actor Michael Douglas on international law and policy and his role as a United Nations Messenger of Peace.

The full conference video pass is available for purchase at, and includes over nine session videos. Full pass purchasers are able to view all session videos on-demand for 60 days. Individual session videos are also available to purchase for 30 days on-demand viewing.

This year’s Showcase Event with actor Michael Douglas centered on Mr. Douglas’s work as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, where he has focused on nuclear non-proliferation and the control of small arms. This event is the latest in a successful series from the International Section of Law featuring dialogues on international law and policy that has included inspiring discussions with other exceptional individuals, including Jane Goodall, Theodore Sorensen, Robert McNamara and Bob Geldof.

Additional Sessions from the American Bar Association Section of International Law Spring Meeting include:

  • “Opportunities in Global Pro Bono”
  • “Investing in Africa: Regulatory and Compliance Issues;”
  • “Cross-Examination Across Legal Cultures;”
  • “Minimizing Legal Risk in a Global Economy - Practical Advice on International Compliance;”
  • “Not For Sale: Global Responses to Sex and Labor Trafficking,” and more.

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ABA International was founded in 1933 and leads the development of international legal policy, the promotion of the rule of law, and the education of international law practitioners. It is the only ABA entity that focuses exclusively on international legal issues. ABA International has over 24,000 members in 90 countries, including 1500 in-house counsel. The section has more than 60 committees, task forces, and working groups devoted to substantive legal issues or focused on geographic areas all over the world, monitoring and disseminating information on international policy developments that affect international legal practice.

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